Pisgah Forest, NC (Davidson River / Penrose)




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About Pisgah Forest, NC (Davidson River / Penrose)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Davidson River / Penrose median real estate price is $172,746, which is more expensive than 63.5% of the neighborhoods in North Carolina and 46.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Davidson River / Penrose is currently $783, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 67.3% of North Carolina neighborhoods.

Davidson River / Penrose is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina.

Davidson River / Penrose real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Davidson River / Penrose neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Davidson River / Penrose has a 12.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.2% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Davidson River / Penrose neighborhood has more Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Davidson River / Penrose neighborhood in Pisgah Forest are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 74.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 32.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Davidson River / Penrose neighborhood, 32.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (24.8%), and 16.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Davidson River / Penrose neighborhood in Pisgah Forest, NC, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (12.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.4%), and residents who report German roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of Scots-Irish ancestry (4.5%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Davidson River / Penrose neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.6% of households.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Davidson River / Penrose neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (78.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (20.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Davidson River / Penrose 0.101011101001110
Pisgah Forest 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 3.47
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Davidson River / Penrose 0.101011101001110
Pisgah Forest 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27.50
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Davidson River / Penrose 0.101011101001110
Pisgah Forest 0.101011101001110
North Carolina 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Brevard Middle
400 Fisher Rd
Brevard, NC, 28712
06-08
Rosman Elementary
167 Rosman School Rd
Rosman, NC, 28772
KG-05
Pisgah Forest Elementary
1076 Ecusta Rd
Brevard, NC, 28712
KG-05
Brevard Elementary
601 Greenville Hwy
Brevard, NC, 28712
PK-05
Brevard High
609 Country Club Rd
Brevard, NC, 28712
09-12
Davidson River School
970 Ecusta Rd
Brevard, NC, 28712
06-12
Rosman Middle
2770 Old Rosman Hwy
Rosman, NC, 28772
06-08
Rosman High
749 Pickens Hwy
Rosman, NC, 28772
09-12
T C Henderson Elementary
11839 Rosman Hwy
Lake Toxaway, NC, 28747
KG-05

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